Observe the exciting and innovative displays of contemporary art showing at Manhattan's Museum of Arts and Design.

The wheels are always turning and the envelope is always being pushed at MAD. Each year the museum is host to a variety of eye-catching exhibits that showcase the finest of contemporary artists and designers. 

Located in the heart of Columbus Circle, the Museum of Arts and Design gives you a chance to stop and take in a great piece of culture added to the fast pace of New York City. 


Feast your eyes on some of the most fascinating contemporary pieces being displayed in all of New York City. The Museum of Arts and Design puts together ambitious exhibitions shown on each of their four floors as well as film presentations and performances inside of the museum's auditorium.

Find limited edition sculptures, crafts and jewelry in the museum's store. There are also special artist features and MAD staff picks for visitors to browse.

How To Get There

  • A, B, C, D, 1 to 59th Street (Columbus Circle) station.

  • N, R, Q, W to 57th Street and 7th Avenue station.

  • F to 57th Stret and 6th Avenue station.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

 - Entry to the Museum of Arts and Design is normally $16.

- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the museum plus over 90 attractions in New York City.

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Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm


Closed on Mondays and all major holidays

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2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019



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